1.2m Candidates Enrolled For 2023 SSCE

Aminat Gusanu

The National Examinations Council, has announced that 1.2m candidates registered for the on-going 2023 Senior School Certificate Examination SSCE.


A statement by Head, Information and Public Relations, Azeez Sani on Friday, said the Registrar/Chief Executive of NECO, Prof. Dantani Wushishi, disclosed this in Jos, Plateau State while monitoring the conduct of the examination in some Schools.

Wushishi said 601,074 candidates are male while 584,814 are female.

He expressed satisfaction with the general conduct of the 2023 SSCE based on reports obtained from across the country.

According to the Registrar, the 2023 SSCE, which would be concluded next week, was the best organised exams  in recent years.

Wushishi stated that various measures have been put in place to check examination malpractices, adding that the measures have started yielding positive results.

The Registrar who monitored the examination at Airforce Military School; King and Queens Academy and Emmanuel International College all in Jos, expressed satisfaction with the conduct of the examination in these schools.

Prof. Wushishi had earlier monitored the conduct of the 2023 SSCE in Kebbi, Sokoto, Zamfara, Katsina, Kano, Jigawa and Bauchi States.

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